Period
to 19 June 2019

The median contractor rate for a Data Analytics Engineer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 June 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Data Analytics Engineer
UK
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 839 871 827
Rank change year-on-year +32 -44 +63
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analytics Engineer 15 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.020% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.021% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 3
UK median daily rate £575 £525 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +28.05% +6.15%
10th Percentile £425 £360 £405
90th Percentile £675 £608 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £525 -
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 85,772 94,560 86,421
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.56% 94.82% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,324 61,894 55,966
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.07%
10th Percentile £274 £269 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,813 3,049 2,878
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -3.99% -6.26%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.48 £48.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.06 £17.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year +3.17% -1.52% -11.15%

Data Analytics Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Data Analytics Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analytics Engineer in the UK

Data Analytics Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Analytics Engineer.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analytics Engineer in the UK

Data Analytics Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analytics Engineer over the 6 months to 19 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analytics Engineer in the UK

Data Analytics Engineer
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analytics Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 19 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +37 15 £575 +9.52% 8
UK excluding London +28 13 £550 +4.76% 5
East of England - 9 £500 - 2
London +23 2 £638 +18.60% 4
North West - 2 £550 - 1
South East - 2 £580 -
North of England - 2 £550 - 1

Data Analytics Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, Data Analytics Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring Data Analytics Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Analytics
2 10 (66.67%) Python
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) Scrum
3 9 (60.00%) DevOps
3 9 (60.00%) Apache Spark
4 8 (53.33%) Amazon Redshift
4 8 (53.33%) Amazon EMR
4 8 (53.33%) Amazon S3
4 8 (53.33%) Apache Hive
4 8 (53.33%) Amazon SQS
5 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (46.67%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (46.67%) Java
5 7 (46.67%) Data Analytics
6 6 (40.00%) Technical Leadership
6 6 (40.00%) Bioinformatics
6 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (40.00%) Machine Learning
6 6 (40.00%) Docker
7 5 (33.33%) Data Structures
7 5 (33.33%) Artifactory
7 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 5 (33.33%) Big Data
7 5 (33.33%) High Availability
7 5 (33.33%) NoSQL
7 5 (33.33%) Scala
7 5 (33.33%) Life Science
7 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration

Data Analytics Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (60.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (20.00%) Apache Solr
2 3 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SPSS
1 1 (6.67%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) Amazon EMR
1 8 (53.33%) Amazon S3
1 8 (53.33%) Amazon SQS
2 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (33.33%) Serverless
4 2 (13.33%) Data Lake Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) Amazon Redshift
1 8 (53.33%) Apache Hive
2 7 (46.67%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (33.33%) Amazon Aurora
3 5 (33.33%) Big Data
3 5 (33.33%) MySQL
3 5 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 5 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (20.00%) Data Lake
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (13.33%) HDInsight
5 2 (13.33%) Power BI
6 1 (6.67%) BigQuery
6 1 (6.67%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (33.33%) Artifactory
2 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 5 (33.33%) Life Science
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Hedge funds
2 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Analytics
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) DevOps
3 9 (60.00%) Scrum
4 7 (46.67%) Data Analytics
5 6 (40.00%) Bioinformatics
5 6 (40.00%) Machine Learning
5 6 (40.00%) Technical Leadership
6 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (33.33%) Data Analysis
6 5 (33.33%) Data Engineering
6 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
6 5 (33.33%) Data Science
6 5 (33.33%) High Availability
7 4 (26.67%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (26.67%) SDLC
7 4 (26.67%) Storage Management
7 4 (26.67%) Visualisation
8 3 (20.00%) Data Management
8 3 (20.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Python
2 7 (46.67%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) Scala
4 1 (6.67%) R
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (6.67%) Google